rape shield law

noun

Legal Definition of rape shield law

: a law that prohibits or limits use of evidence (as testimony) regarding prior sexual conduct of an alleged rape victim

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“Rape shield law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/rape%20shield%20law. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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